Release Notes for MariaDB Connector/Node.js 2.5.0

Overview

MariaDB Connector/Node.js is the interface between Node.js applications and MariaDB Server. MariaDB Connector/Node.js enables development of Node.js applications.

MariaDB Connector/Node.js 2.5.0 was released on 2020-10-19. It is a General Availability (GA) release of MariaDB Connector/Node.js.

Notable Changes

New Connection Options

MariaDB Connector/Node.js 2.5.0 introduces the following new connection options:

Option

Description

allowPublicKeyRetrieval

Allows client to request public key from the Server.

arrayParenthesis

Sets parentheses to indicate arrays in SQL queries. Permits compatibility with older releases.

cachingRsaPublicKey

Path to Server caching RSA public keys. Requires Node.js 11.6 or later.

keepAliveDelay

Socket keep alive time. (CONJS-148)

rsaPublicKey

Path to Server RSA public key. Requires Node.js 11.6 or later.

supportBigInt

Enables JavaScript ES20202 BigInt for BIGINT data type. (CONJS-13)

New Authentication Plugin Support

  • Support added for MySQL caching_sha256_password authentication. (CONJS-77)

  • Support added for MySQL sha256_password authentication. (CONJS-76)

Can Result in Unexpected Behavior

  • Changed query format to accept parentheses with IN clause. Use allowParenthesis to revert to previous format. (CONJS-143)

Issues Fixed

  • Batch rewrite errors when packet reach maxAllowedPacket (CONJS-145)

  • Using callback API, batch, avoid return error if connection not established. (CONJS-146)

  • TypeScript type ssl using wrong definitions. (CONJS-144)

Installation